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    GIL ELVGREN (American, 1914-1980)
    Surprised?, 1952
    Oil on canvas
    30 x 24 in.
    Signed lower center

    From the Estate of Charles Martignette.

    This painting was reproduced as figure 406 in Gil Elvgren - All His Glamourous American Pin-Ups by Charles G. Martignette and Louis K. Meisel, Taschen, 1999.


    More information about GIL ELVGREN, also known as Elvgren, Gil, Gillette Elvgren, Gilette Elvgren, Gilete Elvgren, Gillete Elvgren, Gyl Elvgren, Elvgeren, Elvgreen, Elfgren, Gil Elvgren.



    Condition Report*: Stretcher crease on the top and right edges faintly visible; two accretions on the bottom right extreme edge/corner; 2-inch linear line of faint craquelure on the lower left stretcher edge. UV examination reveals: strengthening in the upper left quadrant around both figures; the cream color on the front of the box has been added; small area of linear in-painting on the center riht edge underneath ribbon and two points on the upper center edge; linear line of in-paintign on the top left of figure's dress and a small spot above; otherwise in very good condition. Framed to an overall size of 30.25 x 24.25 inches.
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    Auction Dates
    June, 2012
    27th-28th Wednesday-Thursday
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